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Shostakovich in Leipzig - Gewandhaus Orchester, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, Daniil Trifonov, Gautier Capuçon, Baiba Skride, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Kristine Opolais, Quartet Danel et al

12 Nights: 14 - 26 May 2025

to be confirmed

Includes: 12 nights centrally located 4* hotel on bed & breakfast basis, top price seats for Symphonies 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, Chamber Symphony op. 110a, cello concerti 1 & 2, Piano Concerto 2, Violin Concerto 1 & Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk plus piano sonatas, trios, quintets and string quartets plus 10 dinners/suppers and a programme of included sightseeing.

May 2025 will see the combined forces of the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Boston Symphony Orchestra come together for one of the most comprehensive examinations of the works of Dmitri Shostakovich, on the 50th anniversary of his death.

Under the direction of Gewandhauskapellmeister Andris Nelsons and rising star conductor Anna Rakitina, the Gewandhausorchester, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and a Festival Orchestra - created especially for the festival, comprising members of the Mendelssohn Orchestra Academy and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra - will interpret a wealth of Shostakovich’s phenomenal music. An unsurpassed roster of world-class artists including Daniil Trifonov, Gautier CapuçonBaiba Skride & Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider will feature in the extensive chamber music series while Kristine Opolais will lead the cast of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Leipzig Opera, conducted by Andris Nelsons.

We are working on the complete details and costs so please Register Now to receive Priority Booking as soon as it is available.

Just returned from 'the Steps of Chopin' tour to Warsaw, Paris & Nohant. We are still on 'cloud 9' having had an experience of a lifetime on a holiday that was full of unique events
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